March 30, 2020
Scott Institute Selects CMU Student Energy Research Poster Competition Winners
By Amanda KingMedia Inquiries
- First Place - $1,000: “Equitable Electricity System Planning in Developing Countries” by Engineering and Public Policy PhD student Charles Van-Hein Sackey
- Second Place - $500: “Replacing Buses Upon Retirement Will Allow Electrification of Port Authority Buses by 2032” by master's students Regine Choi (Chemical Engineering) and Samuel Levinson (Energy Science, Technology and Policy - EST&P) with Mechanical Engineering & Engineering and Public Policy undergraduate students Dhroovaa Khannan and Linden Runels
- Third Place - $250: “Shared Electric Micro-Mobility Solutions Could Offset 50% of Transportation Energy Demand for Pittsburgh” by EST&P master's students Neeraj Bedmutha, Gautam Petkar, Hongyi Lin and Tanmay Nema
Eight judges from industry, government and academia virtually reviewed and scored the posters for the first time as CMU Energy Week 2020 was postponed as a precautionary measure to the coronavirus outbreak.